Uillinn are currently seeking expressions of interest from dancers, choreographers and dance companies wishing to either research new ideas or realise their work from idea to performance at Uillinn Dance Studio in 2019. Uillinn: West Cork Arts Centre offers Dance Research and Production Residencies where studio opportunity is awarded.

This is a non-accommodation residency. Priority is given to artists in receipt of, or applying for, Arts Council, Local Authority or Ealaín na Gaeltachta bursaries. Currently West Cork Arts Centre does not offer a stipend for the duration of a residency. We recommend that artists apply to their own Arts Councils, Local Authorities etc to source funding for accommodation, travel and expenses.

Where: Skibbereen, West Cork, Ireland

When: 2019

Deadline for applications: 24 July 2018

Uillinn dance programme aims to increase exposure in West Cork for contemporary dance and support a dance programme with high artistic content and significant public engagement:

Priority will be given to dancers/companies in receipt of bursary or project awards and to artists who show a strong commitment to public engagement

The Residency programme at Uillinn offers a number of practical supports including studio space, desk, key holder privileges, wifi, canteen facilities, technical and administrative support and significant network and collaborative opportunities with visual artists in residence.

To apply:

Please send a proposal to Justine Foster justine@westcorkartscentre.com

The application should include:-

The type of residency you wish to apply for Research or Production

An up-to-date CV.

Images and weblinks of your work or other appropriate samples with relevant information. (jpegs no larger than 2mb each)

A written proposal which clearly states the following:

  1. What you hope to achieve during your dance residency.
  2. The length of residency, number of studio days you’re interested in and preferred time of year.
  3. Does your work have any pertinent links to Ireland or West Cork that the curatorial panel should be aware of?
  4. Any ideas that you may have about ways to engage with participants on creative learning programmes at Uillinn or with the local community / general public.

For more information go to http://www.westcorkartscentre.com/residences 

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